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Posted by Donahue Real Estate Co. on 6/24/2018

There are more cleaning supplies on the market than ever before. If you walk down the cleaning section of Target you'll find an array of brooms, scrubbers, and solutions that are all variations on the same simple ideas. Furthermore, these products have begun capitalizing on single-use components like a sweeper with throwaway pads or disposable dusters. All of these expenses add up and before you know it you're spending up to $70 each month just on cleaning supplies. Fortunately, many frugal consumers have noticed this trend and have come up with creative ways to save money on cleaning. In this article, we'll cover some frugal cleaning products and solutions that will save you a ton of money at the checkout line.

Sweeping, dusting, and mopping

Let's face it, the Swiffer is a great invention. It mops, sweeps, and dusts without the mess of a bucket of water. Plus it's lightweight and versatile making it useful for many surfaces around the home. The down side? Having to buy all of those expensive replacement pads. If you're like me, you feel a twinge of guilt whenever you throw out at item that seems wasteful. For me, cleaning supplies are the epitome of wastefulness. So, instead of using the throwaway pads you could do a a few things. First, you could buy a reusable pad online. Some are designed to fit various sweepers. Alternatively, there are some cloths that you can buy at your local dollar store that will fit onto your sweeper just fine. Once one gets dirty, put the next one on and sink wash them all when you're done. The other option is to knit or crochet your own sweeper cover. There are lots of patterns online that will help you get started, plus a hand-made cloth adds more meaning to the mundane work of sweeping the house. For those spots you don't dust with your sweeper-duster (like a TV, or the tops of picture frames), you could always dust with your used dryer sheets that you'd otherwise just toss in the trash. Keep them in a bag in your cabinet so you remember to use them.

Go paperless

Paper towels and napkins are always expensive and seldom on sale. Plus, all that paper usage does a number on the environment. Instead of reaching for a paper towel at dinner, keep a stack of microfiber cloths, handkerchiefs, or hand towels. When this isn't possible, like in the case of a big cookout, use choose-a-size paper towels to get more usage out of a roll. And speaking of choosing a size, the next time you buy sponges or "magic erasers," cut them in half to double the length of time you can use them.

Cleaning solutions

Making your own cleaning solutions has many benefits. First, you get to save money because the supplies tend to be cheap, household items. Second, you get to avoid all of the harsh chemicals that are often added to commercial cleaners, helping your health and the environment. Third, you can make them in bulk and not have to worry about them running out. Recipes for homemade cleaning solutions and air fresheners are abundant online. In general, however, they rely on a few simple ingredients: water, vinegar, baking soda, and some type of citrus like lemons, limes, or oranges.





Posted by Donahue Real Estate Co. on 6/21/2018


43 McCormick Terrace, Stoughton, MA 02072

Condo

$195,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Why rent when you can own? Remodeled 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath first floor condo conveniently located at Hemisphere Gardens. The open concept living area includes a living room, dining room and updated kitchen with peninsula. You will love the spacious master bedroom with master bathroom and walk in closet. Enjoy the beautiful community pool and in building laundry facilities.
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Saturday
June 23 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Posted by Donahue Real Estate Co. on 6/21/2018


43 McCormick Terrace, Stoughton, MA 02072

Condo

$195,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Why rent when you can own? Remodeled 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath first floor condo conveniently located at Hemisphere Gardens. The open concept living area includes a living room, dining room and updated kitchen with peninsula. You will love the spacious master bedroom with master bathroom and walk in closet. Enjoy the beautiful community pool and in building laundry facilities.
Open House
Saturday
June 23 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 43 McCormick Terrace, Stoughton, MA 02072    Get Directions

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Categories: Open House  


Posted by Donahue Real Estate Co. on 6/21/2018


43 McCormick Terrace, Stoughton, MA 02072

Condo

$195,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Why rent when you can own? Remodeled 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath first floor condo conveniently located at Hemisphere Gardens. The open concept living area includes a living room, dining room and updated kitchen with peninsula. You will love the spacious master bedroom with master bathroom and walk in closet. Enjoy the beautiful community pool and in building laundry facilities.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Posted by Donahue Real Estate Co. on 6/21/2018

This Single-Family in Foxboro, MA recently sold for $451,000. This Colonial style home was sold by - Donahue Real Estate Co..


11 Howe Lane, Foxboro, MA 02035

Single-Family

$459,900
Price
$451,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome home -- all that there is left to do is move in! Located in highly desired Summerfield, this home has everything you have been looking for. The first floor has an open floor plan with large living room, dining room, kitchen with all new stainless steel appliances and a half bath. Enjoy your new master bedroom with large walk in closet and master bath with dual vanity sinks. There is an additional large bedroom with two closets and full bath. Also located on the second floor is a den with closet and dual skylights and laundry room. A family room can be found in the basement as well as another large room that could utilized as either a playroom or a man cave with a slider out to the back yard, An office and pantry in the basement complete this beautiful new to you home! Come in and see the house of your dreams!

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